ELIZABETH—The Rotary Club of Elizabeth, celebrating its 92nd year of service to the greater Elizabeth community, will host a unique food-tasting event, The Taste of Elizabeth and Beyond, on Monday, Oct. 26 from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the Hilton Newark Airport Hotel, 1170 Spring Street, Elizabeth.
WESTFIELD—The NJWA Rockin’ Jazz Band, directed by Dr. Ted Schlosberg with assistant director Caryn Feder, will rehearse for its 2009-2010 season each Saturday from 4 – 5:30 p.m. at the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts studios, 150-152 East Broad Street, Westfield.
CRANFORD—The Readers’ Forum, the lively book discussion group of the Cranford Public Library, will meet on Monday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. in the library’s Fridlington Room. The group will discuss “The Glass Castle: A Memoir” (2005) by Jeanette Walls.
RAHWAY—The Rahway Recreation Center will host two Halloween events on Friday, Oct. 30.
RAHWAY—The Rahway Department of Community Services will conduct a health fair on Sunday, Oct. 18, from 9:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. at the Recreation Center next to City Hall on Milton Avenue.
CRANFORD—The Union County Police and Fire Pipes and Drums band will celebrate its 9th anniversary with a Pub Night on Friday, November 6, at 7:30 p.m. in The Commons at Union County College in Cranford.
NEWARK – NJPAC’s Alternate Routes Series presents its annual fiery weekend of Latin jazz with three performances from Friday, October 30 through Sunday, November 1, 2009.
UNION—The Model Railroad Club, Inc. will put discount advance tickets for its 2009 annual light and sound show and open house on sale Saturday, Oct. 17.
UNION— Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University will host several activities for children and visitors of all ages throughout November.
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